Science Fair Project Ideas
When choosing a science fair project, it's important to choose a
project that can be followed through with and that is of personal
interest. Discover ideas for science fair projects that are
age-appropriate with help from a science teacher.
Charles Drew - Inventor of the Blood Bank
Commentary, still images, and narration about Charles Drew. Commentary is provided by Dr. Lester Rodney of Morehouse Colllege. Drew did research 'in the field of blood transfusions, developing improved techniques for blood storage, and applied his expert knowledge in developing large-scale blood banks early in World War II, saving thousands of allied lives' (Wikipedia, 2009).
Overview of Du Bois' Life and Time
Short, well-produced film documentary is provided by OAASS&P and Conscious Collective.
Freedom Ride Inspires Participants to Create Change
This video won the 2007 Emmy for Advanced Media Documentary and is from Vanderbilt University. Students and several original Freedom Riders retrace the Freedom Rides of 1961, which were part of the movement that led to the end of segregation in the South.
Mixing with Audacity
Learn how to extract audio clips from a longer recording and mix them back into a new music track. Learn how to extract audio clips from a longer recording and mix them back into a new music track. Download Audacity for free from http://audacity.sourceforge.net . Grab the zoom tool and the selection tools to be able to do this.
Means of Transport and their Descriptions
A cartoon video showing means of transportation. The name of the transport is accompanied by a short description of their main use. British pronunciation and spelling are used. For example, aeroplane for airplane. (5:24)
Identify and Sort Solid Shapes
Slide show names shapes and describes their characteristics. The off-screen narrator describes how shapes with flat surfaces can slide and shapes with curves can roll.
Geometrical Shapes in the Real World
How many shapes can you find??? This slide show presentation shows several pictures and asks the learner if the can find shapes in these pictures.
Shapes on the Playground
Slideshow of shapes student would find on the on the playground. Musical accompaniment. Some fuzzy images.
Sesame Street - I'm Six Years Old Today!
This is a classic Sesame Street video about an excited kid who turns six years old.
How To Remember the Parts Of the Cell
Video on how to remember the parts of a cell using a diagram, analogy, candy, the internet (optional) and cake or gelatin.
Student created video explaining opportunity cost. Students do a skit explaining opportunity cost.(Amateur video)
Days and Months in Greek
In this video you will learn the days days of the week and the months of the year in Greek.
The Freeze Dance Song | Children Dance Songs by Cullen's Abc's
When you hear the drumbeat you can dance-when it stops you have to freeze. (1:02)
The instructor demonstrates how to classifying quadrilaterals based on the given information using specific attributes.
Lois Ehlert Interview
Lois Ehlert's unique children's books, such as Color Zoo, reflect her creative and curious mind. In this exclusive video interview, Lois Ehlert discusses her early love for art and how she continually strives to create highly original children's books. style, a vibrant mix of watercolor and collage, she brings stories to life.
Song: He knows my name
A religious song about "our maker". There are religious images and landscapes shown in a video and the lyrics are shown as the song goes.
Jesus Loves Me (VBS Version)
The song "Jesus Loves Me" is sung by Go Fish Guys. This is a great song for young kids of all ages. (03:58)
In 2008, the USGS Multi-Hazards Demonstration Project (MHDP) brought together over 300 experts to create ShakeOut the most comprehensive earthquake scenario and massive storm possibilities. Basically, this is a wake-up call that shows students what might happen. However, it does not tell students how to prepare.
The Land of Sedona
This video takes a look at the geology, scenery, and history of Sedona, Arizona. Sedona is becoming known as some of the most magnificient land on earth with wonderful rock formations that have been cut over thousands of years. The video is good quality and provides information for students studying this area of the United States. (6:00)